Thesaurus

suspension

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of suspension

a state of temporary inactivity
  • trading with that nation is in suspension until it improves its record on human rights

Synonyms for suspension

Words Related to suspension

Near Antonyms for suspension

Antonyms for suspension

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About suspension

Time Traveler for suspension

Time Traveler

The first known use of suspension was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near suspension

suspenses

suspension

suspensions

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Suspension.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/suspension. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on suspension

Nglish: Translation of suspension for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of suspension for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about suspension

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!